The lineup for the inaugural Electric Forest music festival in Rothbury, Michigan on June 30 – July 3, 2011 has been announced.
What is surprising is that the next tier – globally popular DJ Tiesto, hot indie band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and electronica superstars Bassnectar and Pretty Lights – is a fairly clear departure from 2009′s top of the bill which included The Dead, Bob Dylan, The Black Crowes and Willie Nelson (with he exception of a Saturday afternoon show by REO Speedwagon. There will again be Michigan performers, and so far they have Greensky Bluegrass and the MacPodz with more acts to come.
Absolute Michigan will once again take you to the festival, and we’re working on giveaways so stay tuned here and to Electric Forest on Facebook.
Tickets go on sale March 5. They have a limited number of weekend passes available at $199, so if you’re sure you’re going, might as well get them soon! We’ll let Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros take you Home with one of the best road trip love songs ever.